On November 21, 2023, the Government of Canada released its 2023 Fall Economic Statement. The Economic Statement announced the federal government's intention.
Ontario will propose legislation aimed at providing additional transparency to Ontario workers, including salary ranges and use of artificial intelligence.
Join McMillan's Privacy & Data Protection Group on Tuesday, October 17th for an overview of recent significant decisions and regulatory guidance.
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Privacy Commissioner of Canada and other global privacy authorities issued a joint statement on data scraping. What are the legal implications and takeaways?
The relentless march of Artificial Intelligence continues, pushing nations worldwide to adopt diverse strategies to keep pace. Recent AI legal developments.
Automated hiring and recruitment tools (AI) risk liability under privacy, human rights, or transparency laws, including Quebec's Act 25, the CPPA and AIDA.
The results are in: Canadians’ understanding of open banking is low, according to the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (“FCAC”).
The new Pay Transparency Act in BC brings new rules and obligations for BC employers.
The OPC's Workplace Privacy Guidance discusses employee monitoring and workplace privacy matters, relevant for all employers, not just federal.
Join us for a session with industry experts who will share valuable insights into the latest trends and developments in artificial intelligence with a particular focus on regulation.
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Following CAI's recent observations, this bulletin provides guidance to comply with the applicable requirements to implement biometric time clocks in Quebec.
An overview of recent Canadian and international developments related to the regulation of artificial intelligence technologies.
Summary of ISED's AIDA companion policy and key takeaways for business involved in developing and using artificial intelligence (AI) systems
Data security issues pose risks to a transaction, but can be mitigated with effective data security diligence, and other contractual strategies.
A recent BC decision has affirmed the position that employee Time Theft is just cause for dismissal.
Join McMillan's Privacy & Data Protection Group on Wednesday, December 7th for an overview of recent significant legal developments, tips on complying with new and forthcoming obligations under Quebec’s Bill 64, and discussions about hot topics in data management.
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Four working groups have been working to develop common rules, accreditation criteria, and technical standards for open banking in Canada.
This bulletin provides guidance regarding voice phishing, or "vishing" attacks. As they rise in popularity, companies must take action to protect their assets.
This bulletin provides guidance regarding Ontario's new electronic monitoring disclosure obligations for employers under the Employment Standards Act.
OSFI issued final Guideline B-13 – Technology and Cyber Risk Management, key takeaways summarized.
A recent joint investigation of Canadian privacy commissioners provides guidance for organizations using mobile apps.
Bill C-26, An Act respecting cyber security, would do two things: amend the Telecommunications Act and enact the Critical Cyber Systems Protection Act.
New federal privacy legislation has been introduced. If passed, Bill C-27 will materially change the legal landscape for privacy and data protection in Canada.
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada released a summary of its key recommendations for a new federal private sector privacy law in Canada
As we have received a number of questions from clients regarding our open banking bulletins, we are putting together an interdisciplinary panel of experts to take a deep dive into the implications of an open banking system in Canada, exciting developments & expectations for further progression.
Thursday, June 2, 2022
The federal government has named Abraham Tachjian to lead the development of open banking in Canada, following an open letter from prominent fintech executives.
The Ontario Ministry of Labour has released Bill 88, the Working for Workers Act, 2022, requiring employers to disclose digital employee monitoring practices.
BC Court dismisses certification application for class action against Facebook for allegedly scraping user data from their messenger app.
Canada’s provincial privacy regulators have issued orders against Clearview AI forcing it comply with the
recommendations of a 2020 joint investigation.
Ransomware attacks are on the rise. The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security released a ransomware playbook to help companies prepare for and respond to attacks.
Key takeaways from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta (OIPC)s report re: investigation of the Babylon by Telus Health app.
Increased standards for digital credentials improve privacy and global functionality - but what does this mean for businesses who use them?
The new changes to Quebec's privacy legislation usher in the modern era of privacy laws. This checklist establishes priorities and timelines for companies.
Our lawyers will provide an overview of important case law developments, regulatory guidance, upcoming statutory changes, and hot topics in Privacy, Data Protection & Cybersecurity
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Canada’s Advisory Committee on Open Banking's final report- the privacy and data security implications of an open banking system in Canada.
The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench recognized the tort of public disclosure of private facts for the first time; In deciding the recognize the tort...
In March, the Québec Superior Court released a rare decision in which it dismissed a privacy class action on the merits.
February 4, 2021 - the Canadian Securities Administrators have proposed amendments to the registration information provided by registered individuals and firms.
The Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2020 received its first reading in the House of Commons. If passed, the Act will radically change Canadian Privacy Law.
On June 19, 2019, the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce (“the Committee”) published a report on open banking entitled Open Banking